--Social Worker 1(b)--
BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS
Downtown Eastside Research and Innovation Centre
The BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS’ Downtown Eastside Research and Innovation Centre is a unique and innovative health clinic comprised of a multidisciplinary clinical team focused on providing primary and specialty care for patients/clients in the Downtown Eastside. The high-quality care provided by the clinical team focuses on HIV/AIDS, HCV and other infectious diseases and is supported and enhanced by ongoing research, innovation and wellness promotion.
Reporting to the designated Social Work Site Leader and receiving guidance and support from the Professional Practice Leader the position supports the interdisciplinary team in achieving program and patient/client goals. Duties include providing therapeutic clinical counselling services, conducting comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments and maintaining patient/client records. Provides consultative and direct services to patients/clients, staff and health professionals regarding community resources. Coordinates clinical/case conferences, develops and delivers presentation for staff and maintains broad knowledge of development in the Social Work profession.
Master’s Degree in Social Work from an accredited university plus two (2) year’s recent, related experience working with diverse marginalized populations in the areas of HIV/AIDS, substance use/addictions and/or mental health or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience. Current full registration with the British Columbia College of Social Workers. For a detailed job description please contact
STATUS/HOURS: The hours of work at the clinic will begin on a Monday to Friday 9:00 am to 5:00 pm basis and grow into an extended hour, 7 day a week operation. We can offer various shift rotation opportunities including full-time and part-time work. This is a Research and Innovation Clinic and therefore we will measure the operation prior to changing the hours.
START DATE: As soon as possible
LOCATION: 625 Powell Street, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS, Vancouver, BC, and various other local BC-CfE locations as required.
A career at the BC-CfE offers an opportunity to work in an exciting organization with professionals who are experts in their respective fields. We offer a competitive salary package, including comprehensive health benefits coverage.
To apply for this position, please submit your resume and cover letter to the Human Resources Coordinator, BC Centre for Excellence in HIV/AIDS,
For more information about the BC-CfE, please visit the website at http://cfenet.ubc.ca
Please note: Only Canadian Citizens, legal residents or residents with a legal work permit will be considered.
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